Channel Islands Slender Salamander

The Channel Islands Slender Salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Channel Islands Slender Salamander (Batrachoseps pacificus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, and temperate grassland. More

The Channel Islands Slender Salamanders (not shown) is found on East Anacapa, Middle Anacapa, West Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel Islands, while the Garden Slender Salamander (B. m. major) is found on Santa Catalina, Coronados, and Todos Santos Islands. More

Channel Islands slender salamanders can be abundant under surface cover when the substrate is especially wet, but Schoenherr et al. (1999) indicate that Batrachoseps on San Miguel Island are never particularly abundant. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Batrachoseps
Species : pacificus
Authority : (Cope, 1865)